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Cooee Bay & Taranganba

Individual income

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In Cooee Bay & Taranganba, 12.5% of the population earned an income of $1,750 or more per week in 2016.

Individual Income statistics are an indicator of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Household Income, Qualifications and Occupation, they help tell the story of the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Cooee Bay & Taranganba. The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including employment status, age (as for instance students and retirees often receive a lower income), qualifications and type of employment.

The incomes presented on this page are for the latest Census year only. For comparison of incomes over time, go to Individual Income Quartiles.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the total of all income the person usually receives?'

Gross amount for persons aged 15 years and over

Weekly individual income
Cooee Bay & Taranganba - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Livingstone Shire Council area %
Negative Income/ Nil income2338.28.4
$1 - $1491214.34.2
$150 - $299 1896.77.0
$300 - $399 2709.59.5
$400 - $499 2478.78.4
$500 - $649 2328.27.8
$650 - $7992358.37.2
$800 - $999 2127.57.0
$1,000 - $1,249 2318.17.2
$1,250 - $1,4991595.65.1
$1,500 - $1,7491294.64.5
$1,750 - $1,9991164.13.3
$2,000 - $2,9991595.65.3
$3,000 or more802.82.5
Not stated2298.112.6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Weekly individual income, 2016
Weekly individual income, 2016 Not stated, Livingstone Shire Council area: 12.6% $3,000 or more, Livingstone Shire Council area: 2.5% $2,000 - $2,999, Livingstone Shire Council area: 5.3% $1,750 - $1,999, Livingstone Shire Council area: 3.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Livingstone Shire Council area: 4.5% $1,250 - $1,499, Livingstone Shire Council area: 5.1% $1,000 - $1,249 , Livingstone Shire Council area: 7.2% $800 - $999 , Livingstone Shire Council area: 7.0% $650 - $799, Livingstone Shire Council area: 7.2% $500 - $649 , Livingstone Shire Council area: 7.8% $400 - $499 , Livingstone Shire Council area: 8.4% $300 - $399 , Livingstone Shire Council area: 9.5% $150 - $299 , Livingstone Shire Council area: 7.0% $1 - $149, Livingstone Shire Council area: 4.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Livingstone Shire Council area: 8.4% Not stated, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 8.1% $3,000 or more, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 2.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 5.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 4.1% $1,500 - $1,749, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 4.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 5.6% $1,000 - $1,249 , Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 8.1% $800 - $999 , Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 7.5% $650 - $799, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 8.3% $500 - $649 , Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 8.2% $400 - $499 , Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 8.7% $300 - $399 , Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 9.5% $150 - $299 , Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 6.7% $1 - $149, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 4.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 8.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in Cooee Bay & Taranganba in 2016 compared to Livingstone Shire Council area shows that there was a higher proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 12.5% of the population earned a high income, and 37.3% earned a low income, compared with 11.1% and 37.5% respectively for Livingstone Shire Council area.

The major differences between Cooee Bay & Taranganba's individual incomes and Livingstone Shire Council area's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $650 - $799 (8.3% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (8.1% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1,750 - $1,999 (4.1% compared to 3.3%)

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